ATC codes: P01CX01
African trypanosomiasis ICD11 code: 1F51
Core To be used for the treatment of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense infection.
Parenteral > General injections > IM: 200 mg (as isetionate) powder for injection
EML status history
Also recommended for children
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
The EMLc Subcommittee recommended that pentamidine be endorsed for the EMLc for treatment of first-stage African trypanosomiasis disease due to Trypanosoma brucei gambiense.